Are You A Pirate? (TechCrunch) →
Because if I was a lawyer right now, even a rich lawyer, I’d always have wondered if I had what it takes to do something a little more adventurous with my life than work for someone else.
open enterprise manifesto | bettermeans.org →
Mozilla Labs: Cloud, meet Rainbow →
Ten Comments You Think Are Cool And Insightful But... →
… [random trolling, often with a wish that we’d die or are unethical in some way] - We get lots of these, and delete as many of them as we can. But first we check the IP address against previous comments left on the site. About once a month we see a really nasty anonymous comment that’s left by an IP address that had always been used by a single named commenter before that. Most...
Misanthropendisco 5: Boa Deconstrictor is out! Can’t stress enough, how insanely great Mixcloud is!
Part of me thinks we’ll look back at this as the time just before...– Erik Olsson (via Press Pause Play)
TV Ads. Nina Hagen points to some kind of TV-settop-box and says: “This is our freedom.”
As a service on Twitter, Longreads has actually existed since April 2009. Over 7,000 people follow the account to get between three to five long article recommendations a day from various publications around the web. And today, the man behind the project, Mark Armstrong, is finally launching a website for Longreads. The idea, he says, is to create a sort of “Techmeme for long stories”. What a...
Petition: Apple, contribute the Apple JDK source... →
Apple has recently announced that it would prefer if someone else were to continue the development of the JDK for Mac OS X. well… then it would be a good idea to let others actually do it…
Physics for Programmers by C. Lawrence Wenham →
1. An object in motion tends to stay in motion There is no such thing as a temporary program. 2. Two objects cannot occupy the same space at the same time You cannot do testing or development in a production database. And so forth…
How to become a better programmer (C. Lawrence... →
A from-the-heart post about learning, writing, teaching and, yes, programming.
Finally finally finally… Season two...
list of cultural references to a clockwork orange →
One of the best talks I have ever seen. Period. Ignore at your own peril… Thanks to 5v3n! Ryan Singer at Future of Web Apps, London 2010 (by Ryan Singer)
Twitter Employees Get Google’s 20% Time… For The... →
Zombie Tools | Frequently Asked Questions →
(just a really cool FAQ — via Marvin)
Frank Chimero - How to Have an Idea →
dhotson: “Stephen Johnson wrote a book. Frank Chimero did a doodle.”
Pay no attention to what the critics say… Remember, a statue has never been set...– Jean Sibelius (via livejamie)
Download YouTube Captions (Google Oprating System) →
You can download the captions file if you know the URL: http://video.google.com/timedtext?lang=en&v=VIDEO_ID, where you should replace VIDEO_ID with the ID of the YouTube video.
The State is not something which can be destroyed by a revolution, but is a...– Gustav Landauer
Scientists suggest that cancer is purely man-made... →
I don’t know what’s better: the fact that an app named Farting Dino is the first...– MG Siegler / TechCrunch
the world is full of interesting things →
Study: 82% Of U.S. Consumers Bail On Brands After... →
Apple Patents Anti-Sexting Device →
Ladies and gentlemen this means that Jobs and company have just sealed the deal on a solution to the number one fear of parents across America, kids sending “unauthorized texts.”
Martin Atkins: Thoughts from Graduation (MMI Blog) →
… If you can speak Chinese (or any language for that matter), fix a vehicle, maintain a website, deal with a twitter feed, cook, watch the kids, screen print, do some basic construction, work well with other people, do the books, and look after the pets, then guess what? You get the job! …